Brady Street Cemetery

I have been meaning to investigate Brady Street Cemetery, one of the oldest and largest of the East End Jewish cemeteries, opened in May 1761 in what was then called Ducking Pond Lane and now sandwiched between Sainsbury’s and the railway tracks, an inaccessible piece of empty woodland not much more than a long stone’s throw from the City.   It was due to be redeveloped in the 1980s until Victor Rothschild, the bibliophile and founder of Heath’s think tank, was buried next door to his ancestors, Nathan and Hannah.   One is not allowed in:-

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